anxiety

pros and cons of public transportation

pros and cons of public transportation

Pros: Public transportation does not require much of your attention. When you don’t have to focus on driving to wherever you’re going, you can spend mental energy on other stuff like napping or learning to crochet or taking silly snapchats or writing blog posts. Public transportation is good for the environment! Or, rather, public transportation(…)

killing children is not okay

killing children is not okay

So in case you didn’t know, some guy killed a roomful of school children in Connecticut this morning. I am mad. Every time this happens, it reminds me what a fucked up place America is, and I actually do believe it’s something about America that’s the problem. There are guns in a lot of places(…)

on being a person

on being a person

As I anticipated, there was some fallout from my post from a few days ago, Things I’m Afraid to Tell You. Mostly from my parents, who were concerned that I was moments away from throwing myself off of the nearest building. Let me just assure you all that this is patently false. Here’s the thing.(…)

pros and cons of anxiety

pros and cons of anxiety

Pros: If you were a prehistoric human, and you had a bad feeling that a tiger was coming, you would wake everyone up and run away. You might have saved the tribe. You also might have pissed everyone off. You have a vivid imagination. You tend to waste this talent on all of the potentially(…)

six obvious signs that you’re way too stressed

six obvious signs that you’re way too stressed

First, let me just say that I have a beef with Washington Post Social Reader. Yes, I understand that the newspaper industry is in a precarious position, and that advertising on facebook might be advantageous, and I’m all for that. If I could read The New Yorker on facebook, all the better, and I’m thrilled(…)